Anthony’s Triangle

Elements of Anthony’s Triangle:

Strategic Long Term, Tactical Medium Term, Operational Short Term


Orders the information related to the Different Business Functions


Analyse the information required to support decision making – to what extend information is available – missing systems in terms of automation, support or span – contextualise and classify systems according to the type of decision making they serve

  • transaction processing/office automation/process control
  • decision support systems
  • executive information systems


To analyse and describe the information system

Source of Anthony’s Triangle:

Anthony (1995)